Is there any way to compress the video file made by T1i?

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Is there any way to compress the video file made by T1i?
Jul 30, 2010

The camera saves video in .mov format, using H.264 compression. The resulting file is huge, something like 3.5MB/sec. A 20 minute video clip would be around 4GB.

This seems unreasonably big when compared with other videos. I have downloaded 720p movies that are around 6-8GB for the entire 2-3 hour movie. Is there anyway to compress the T1i's video file down to that size or use maybe convert it to a more efficient file format?

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